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North Brabant
Noord-Brabant
Province of the Netherlands
Flag of North Brabant
Flag
Coat of arms of North Brabant
Coat of arms

Location of North Brabant in the Netherlands
Country Netherlands
Inclusion 1815
Area
 • Total 4,919 km2 (1,899 sq mi)
 • Water 162 km2 (63 sq mi)
Area rank 2nd
Population (2017)
 • Total 2,513,700
 • Rank 3rd
 • Density 511.02/km2 (1,323.53/sq mi)
 • Density rank 5th
ISO 3166 code NL-NB
Religion (2005) Catholic 57%
Protestant 6%
Muslim 4.5%
HDI (2017) 0.929
very high · 4th
Website www.brabant.nl

North Brabant (Dutch: 'Noord-Brabant') is a province of the Netherlands. It is in the south of the country. It is bordered by Belgium in the south, the Meuse River (Maas) in the north, Limburg in the east and Zeeland in the west.

Its capital is 's-Hertogenbosch. The largest city is Eindhoven.

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